17-year-old Danish-Nigerian midfielder scores first goal of the season for FC Nordsjaelland
Published: February 28, 2021
17-year-old Danish-Nigerian midfielder scores first goal of the season for FC Nordsjaelland
Denmark youth international of Nigerian parentage, Tochi Chukwuani scored his first goal of the season as FC Nordsjaelland and Aalborg shared the spoils with a 2-2 draw at the Right to Dream Park on Sunday afternoon.

Five minutes in, Nordsjaelland were off to a terrific start thanks to Chukwuani who slotted home from close range after the ball was put on a plate for him by Kamaldeen Sulemana following a swift counter attack.

His second goal in Nordsjaelland colours comes 226 days after he netted his first senior goal in a 6-3 loss to Superliga champions FC Midtjylland during the 2019-2020 campaign.

Tim Prica equalised for the visitors in the 22nd minute but a goal from Maxwell Woledzi restored Nordsjaelland's one-goal advantage before Iver Fossum's strike from the spot helped Aalborg salvage a draw.

Chukwuani made way for Ghana U20 international Ibrahim Sadiq in the 65th minute.

The 17-year-old Chukwuani has played 16 games in all competitions this season and was in action for 307minutes.

He scored on his debut for Denmark U19 national team in a 3-1 win against Poland in October 2020.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

Photo Credit : fcn.dk

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